This document describes the recommended procedure for upgrading upgrading or downgrading the to its most current release
Before You Begin
- Software upgrades should be performed during off-peak hours.
- Before upgrading or staging an upgrade, set all Logging to Error level unless advised otherwise by Sonus support. For information about logging, see Supported Logging Levels.
You will need current software maintenance to perform the upgrade.
Read the release notes for the target software version. The upgrade notes (in particular) contain important information that may be relevant to your configuration. A newer version of may have different requirements than the previous version.
Make sure your environment still complies with the requirements and supported platforms.
You must Backup your Sonus SBC Edge data in the unlikely event that you encounter an issue with your upgrade and need to roll back by downgrading.
Sonus recommends renaming the backup filename to indicate the current software version and build number. For example, rename the backup to version 1.3.0 build 80.
Sonus SBC 1000/2000-1.3.0-b80.tar.gz if you are currently running a
- In the event of new alarms raised after upgrading the , ensure you have no outstanding alarms before upgrading the . To clear alarm(s), follow the instructions outlined in Acting on Displayed Alarms.
- If you encounter any problems with your production upgrade that you cannot resolve in a timely manner, create an issue at our support site so we can assist you.